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EKITI ELECTION: PROSECUTE VOTE-BUYERS OR FACE LEGAL ACTION, SERAP TELLS INEC

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given Professor Mahmood Yakubu, Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) seven days to “gather information about reports of vote-buying, undue influence, intimidation, ballot box snatching, and other electoral offences by the three leading political parties in the just concluded Ekiti State governorship election.”SERAP also urged INEC… Continue reading EKITI ELECTION: PROSECUTE VOTE-BUYERS OR FACE LEGAL ACTION, SERAP TELLS INEC

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SERAP WRITES PRESIDENT BUHARI, SEEKS ‘COPY OF AGREEMENT WITH TWITTER’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to use his good offices and leadership position to “direct the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed to provide our organization with a copy of the agreement recently signed with Twitter, Inc, and to widely publish the details of any such agreement.”SERAP… Continue reading SERAP WRITES PRESIDENT BUHARI, SEEKS ‘COPY OF AGREEMENT WITH TWITTER’

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AMNESTY INT’L, HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH, CSOs, OTHERS SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH SERAP

Amnesty Int'l, Human Rights Watch, CSOs, others show solidarity with SERAPNo fewer than 28 civil society organisations have shown solidarity with Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) over what they termed as intimidation and harassment by the government.Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, had called out SERAP activities against the government, describing it as “public stunt.”DCO Global… Continue reading AMNESTY INT’L, HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH, CSOs, OTHERS SHOW SOLIDARITY WITH SERAP

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STOP DIVISIVE, BARE-FACED PUBLICITY STUNTS, BE PATRIOTIC — PRESIDENCY WARNS SERAP

The Presidency has described as divisive, irresponsible and bare-faced publicity stunts the repeated ridiculous claims from the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it is bringing legal action against the Federal Government.Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, stated this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja.DCO Global News… Continue reading STOP DIVISIVE, BARE-FACED PUBLICITY STUNTS, BE PATRIOTIC — PRESIDENCY WARNS SERAP

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SERAP DRAGS BUHARI TO COURT OVER PLAN TO MONITOR WHATSAPP CALLS, MESSAGES

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari, asking the court to declare illegal and unconstitutional the plan by the administration to track, intercept and monitor WhatsApp messages, phone calls, and text messages of Nigerians and other people.Joined in the suit as Respondents are: Abubakar Malami, SAN, Minister of Justice and Attorney General of… Continue reading SERAP DRAGS BUHARI TO COURT OVER PLAN TO MONITOR WHATSAPP CALLS, MESSAGES